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Draw readers in and reach nonreaders with display copy
Aug. 22, 2017 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Aug. 29 through Sept. 15
Categories: Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Included with PRSA Membership.
- Ann Wylie; Live Online
Independent Practitioners Alliance
How to Monetize Your Skills and Truly Differentiate Yourself
Aug. 23, 2017 | Interactive Discussion
Category: Techniques & Tactics
One of the great dilemmas facing independent practitioners is how to structure your fees. You want to set rates that are commensurate with your skills, expertise, and the value you bring to the table, but yet you don’t want to price yourself out of the market. Another challenge is whether to teach your clients how to do what you’re doing for them, such as media training. There’s an understandable fear that “if I teach them, I’m teaching myself out of a job.” In this month’s teleseminar, we’ll tackle both of these challenges. Joel Staley;
Aug. 23, 2017 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Aug. 30
Categories: Media Relations, Techniques & Tactics
Included with PRSA Membership.
You've landed a big media interview, now what? The next step is to nail it and leave them wanting more. In this webinar, participants will learn 5 concrete surefire ways to ace an interview, from someone who spent years as a TV producer on major networks. Walk away with foolproof ways to get noticed - in a good way. Annie Scranton; Live Online
How to Future-Proof Yourself, Fearlessly Innovate, and Succeed in the New Normal
Aug. 31, 2017 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Sept. 7
Categories: Branding, Communication Strategy, Emerging Trends, Leadership & Management, Techniques & Tactics
Included with PRSA Membership.
Even the most successful organizations must continually reinvent themselves, their solutions, and their PR + outreach strategies to remain market leaders in an age of growing change, connectivity and globalization. In this eye-opening presentation, audiences will learn how to thrive in the new operating reality, create competitive advantage, and successfully leverage new leadership strategies to adapt to changing times. From more powerful ways to unleash innovation to solutions for better capitalizing on cutting-edge advancements, discover how you and your organization can flourish in tomorrow's world – and effectively apply its most crucial success strategies and skills in context. Scott Steinberg; Live Online
Financial Communications Section
How CCOs and CMOs are Handling a New Presidential Administration
Sept. 12, 2017 | Section Webinar, On-Demand Available Sept. 17
Categories: Communication Strategy, Leadership & Management
Included with PRSA Membership.
This webinar will focus on how businesses can prepare for any potential issues stemming from the current presidential administration’s communications practices. Steven Cody; Live Online
Turn lame-ass quotes into scintillating sound bites
Sept. 13, 2017 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Sept. 20 through Oct. 4
Categories: Media Relations, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Included with PRSA Membership.
Learn how to transform your quotations from bleh to brilliant. Ann Wylie; Live Online
Sept. 14–15, 2017 | Conference | San Francisco, Calif.
Join your colleagues in higher education communications for a new Counselors to Higher Education (CHE) event, taking place on the West Coast this September! In-Person
Discover How to Craft the Perfect Pitch and Get Placements Without Pitching
Sept. 14–15, 2017 | Workshop | New York, N.Y.
Category: Media Relations
Join media pitching coach Michael Smart as he presents a two-day event designed to help PR pros achieve superior results in today’s quickly changing media landscape. Michael Smart; In-Person
Educators Academy
Sept. 14, 2017 | Section Webinar, On-Demand Available Sept. 21
Category: Ethics
Included with PRSA Membership.
In today's "post-truth" society, ethics in public communication is more important than ever for a thriving society. Training the next generation of communicators to consider ethics in their communication has become a critical part of the public relations curriculum. Carolyn Mae Kim, Ph.D.; Dean E. Mundy, Ph.D.; Lucinda Austin, Ph.D.; Denise Bortree; Live Online
Sept. 14, 2017 | Evening Workshop | New York, N.Y.
Category: Branding
Today, corporate communications and brand management aren’t simply about beaming out messages, they’re about building trust with end users, telling a compelling story and creating social streams of dialogue that work two ways – not to mention doing so with multiple audiences of influencers, often in real time. In this eye-opening panel discussion and interactive workshop, we’ll take a closer look at what it takes to connect with and engage tomorrow’s audiences — and how you can position your brand and message for success. Scott Steinberg; Doug Simon; Mark SooHoo; Megan Harris; Jinal Shah; In-Person
Sept. 19, 2017 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Sept. 26
Category: Ethics
Included with PRSA Membership.
Leaders, and especially those who advise and counsel them must recognize the ethical expectations of everyone inside and outside the organization. Failure to meet these expectations has palpable negative consequences. This program discusses the expectations and the consequences of failure to meet those expectations. James E. Lukaszewski, ABC, IABC Fellow; APR, Fellow PRSA, BEPS Emeritus; Juan Meng, Ph.D.; Nance Larsen, APR, Fellow PRSA; Live Online
Sept. 20, 2017 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Sept. 27
Categories: Branding, Techniques & Tactics
Included with PRSA Membership.
This webinar will explore five ways to find your superpower by looking at inspiring examples from brands and individuals around the globe: 1. Imagination 2. Dedication 3. Differentiation 4. Validation and 5. Amplification. Join us for this exciting webinar to ensure your are more equipped to unleash your brand's superpower for your next campaign. Keith Green, APR; Live Online
More Ideas, Higher Quality Ideas, More Relevant Ideas
Sept. 21, 2017 | Workshop | New York, N.Y.
Categories: Branding, Communication Strategy, Techniques & Tactics
The success of marketers and communicators rests on their ability to generate, build upon and curate ideas. This workshop is designed to help communicators and marketers learn how not only to consistently generate competitive marketing and communications ideas, but develop the regular practice of generating relevant ideas that meet specific strategic goals. Stephen Dupont, APR; In-Person
How to prepare for, survive, and rebuild after a crisis
Sept. 21, 2017 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Sept. 28
Categories: Branding, Crisis & Reputation
Included with PRSA Membership.
Using real life case studies, this presentation will provide attendees with the tools they need to proactively prepare for, survive, and rebuild their brand following a crisis. Darius Maxwell Fisher; Live Online
Presented by PRSA and Wylie Communications
Sept. 25–26, 2017 | Workshop | New York, N.Y.
Categories: Techniques & Tactics, Writing
This writing workshop will teach you how to write copy that grabs attention, keeps it longer, communicates more clearly, enhances credibility and is more likely to go viral. You’ll walk away with techniques — not just what to do, but how — for painting pictures in your audience members’ minds so they understand your points faster, enjoy your information more and remember it longer. Ann Wylie; In-Person
Presented by PRSA and Ragan Communications
Sept. 28–29, 2017 | Conference | Atlanta, Ga.
Category: Branding
Want to tell deeper stories and create content that makes a difference to your organization’s bottom line? Attend this conference to discover the power of storytelling, learn best practices for developing and distributing branded content and find out how to transform your organization into a culture of content creators. In-Person
Oct. 6–10, 2017 | Conference | Boston, Mass.
Educators Academy
Oct. 7, 2017 | Workshop | Boston, Mass.
Category: Emerging Trends
What are the latest research and trends in public relations? Learn about what’s “hot” in public relations learning and in the field from both academics and professionals, through panel discussions, research paper presentations and a pedagogical poster session. In-Person
Association/Nonprofit Section
Oct. 7, 2017 | Conference | Boston, Mass.
In today’s shifting funding environment, professionals in associations and nonprofits are going to have accomplish more with even fewer resources, coping with tight budgets in the best of times. The solution is to identify and acquire the tools and techniques to become more efficient and effective. This event focuses on providing leading edge, practical methods and tools to communications, public relations, and fundraising professionals working in associations and nonprofit organizations, as well as the firms that provide services to these organizations. In-Person
Oct. 8–10, 2017 | Conference | Boston, Mass.
International Conference offers practical insight and networking for public relations professionals of all career levels, sectors, work environments and industries. Demonstrating value with actionable best practices is what drives the PRSA community and is the focus of this annual event. In-Person
Develop stories that media outlets want to run and readers want to read
Oct. 12, 2017 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Oct. 17
Categories: Communication Strategy, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Included with PRSA Membership.
In this webinar, you’ll learn how to think like a reporter to develop story angles that readers want to read (and that journalists and bloggers want to run). Ann Wylie; Live Online
Presented by PRSA and Ragan Communications
Oct. 23–25, 2017 | Conference | Anaheim, Calif.
Category: Social Media
Want to master hot social media channels and transform followers into loyal fans? Would you like to create shareable content that re-engages employees, boosts the bottom line and advances your career, even as responsibilities continue to blur? At this conference, you’ll discover the new digital strategies you need to break out of your silo and succeed in today’s evolving marketing communications mashup. You’ll leave with the skills and confidence necessary to turn yourself—and your organization—into a social media powerhouse. In-Person
Crafting Messages that Motivate
Oct. 25, 2017 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Nov. 1
Categories: Communication Strategy, Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Included with PRSA Membership.
This webinar will share best practices for PR and Communication professionals on how to craft messages that motivate your audiences. Ken O’Quinn; Live Online
Oct. 26, 2017 | Workshop | New York, N.Y.
Categories: Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Confusion is often the unintended consequence of ineffective communication, and common when the topic of communication is complex, or when multiple audiences are involved. In this session, communicators will learn how to deepen their commitment to clarity in writing. Participants will develop and expand tools and methods to communicate more clearly and effectively in writing with lay stakeholders, who may not possess the same acronyms or assumptions. Kristin Johnson; In-Person
Status Labs
Oct. 30, 2017 | Evening Workshop | New York, N.Y.
Category: Branding
In this exciting workshop focused on crisis management, attendees will have the chance to play judge and jury for a fictional brand crisis and decide whether the brand successfully mastered its disaster or ultimately failed at crisis response. Learn the “do’s and don’ts” of crisis management while putting a national brand on trial in the middle of crisis. Darius Maxwell Fisher; Lacy Rushin; Courtney Fitzpatrick; In-Person
Leverage Experts and Peers to Create Your Organization's Plan
Nov. 2, 2017 | Workshop | New York, N.Y.
Categories: Communication Strategy, Crisis & Reputation, Leadership & Management
Bring your draft Reputation Management Plans (pre-work guidelines will be provided) and spend a full day getting direct input from two experts in the field (and architects of the PRSA Reputation Management Certificate Program) and your peers. Go home with a plan that is tailored to your organization’s unique challenges and that will ensure your success as a Reputation Champion. Anthony Johndrow; Loren-Christopher Schneid; In-Person
Nov. 8–9, 2017 | Conference | Chicago, Ill.
Category: Communication Strategy
The Strategic Collaboration Conference provides attendees with valuable opportunities to learn from experts in the field who understand the specific challenges and needs that corporate communicators face. In-Person
Learn a NEW, created-for the web structure for reaching readers online
Nov. 9, 2017 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Nov. 16
Categories: Communication Strategy, Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Included with PRSA Membership.
In this webinar, you'll learn to write webpages that put your key messages where readers' eyes are, help them find what they're looking for; avoid the type of leads that visitors skip; and help them read faster, remember more, understand better, find what they're looking for and enjoy the experience enough to come back. Ann Wylie; Live Online
Guinness World Records
Nov. 9, 2017 | Evening Workshop | New York, N.Y.
Category: Branding
Learn the story of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ and how it has transformed from – but still includes – a best-selling book to a global IP brand. Participants will be delighted by a special guest – an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ adjudicator or title holder. Keith Green, APR; In-Person
Presented by PRSA and Wylie Communications
Nov. 16–17, 2017 | Workshop | Kansas City, Mo.
Category: Writing
In this persuasive writing workshop, find scientific, proven-in-the-lab approaches for getting people to pay attention to, understand, remember and act on your messages. Ann Wylie; In-Person
Nov. 16, 2017 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Nov. 23
Category: Techniques & Tactics
Included with PRSA Membership.
A how-to webinar offering insight and tips on how to ignite your career, or for those who have worked in the communications profession for a number of years, how to re-ignite your career. Stephen Dupont, APR; Live Online
Increase coverage, sharing and more with tight, bright releases
Dec. 5, 2017 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Dec. 12
Categories: Communication Strategy, Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Included with PRSA Membership.
In this session, you’ll how to write tight, bright PR pieces that increase readership, coverage, sharing and more. Ann Wylie; Live Online
Dec. 7, 2017 | Evening Workshop | New York, N.Y.
Category: Branding
Corporate social responsibility isn’t just a nice thing to do – it a business imperative. Setting and implementing initiatives is a good start, but developing sustainable branded CSR initiatives that demonstrate a measurable return on investment that aligns with business objectives is the goal. Learn about Aflac’s CSR journey and find out how Aflac evaluates and measures its return on CSR. Jon A. Sullivan; In-Person
Presented by PRSA and Wylie Communications
Dec. 11–12, 2017 | Workshop | Miami, Fla.
Categories: Social Media, Writing
In this Web-writing workshop, overcome the online clutter and get the word out on the Web, in social media and via content marketing. Ann Wylie; In-Person

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